Reference number
  • PTC
  • 1866-1920
  • Collection
  • This collection includes: central or executive committee minutes, etc.; documents relating to conference proceedings; periodical and other publications; Liverpool and Manchester branch records.
  • 12 boxes
Admin history
  • The Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association was established in 1881 as an organisation of provincial telegraph clerks. London telegraphers joined in 1889. It merged with the United Kingdom Postal Clerks' Association in 1914 to form the Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association.
    Reference: Alan Clinton, 'Post Office Workers: a trade union and social history' (London, 1984).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Amalgamated Association of the Postal Telegraph Engineering Department; Postal Telegraph and Linemen's Movement; Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association; Communication Workers' Union; Union of Communication Workers (formerly the Union of Post Office Workers); Post Office Engineering Federation (POEF); National Joint Committee of Postal and Telegraph Associations; Post Office Engineering Union;Association of Wireless and Cable Telegraphists;Association of Wireless Telegraphists